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botanical name:
Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Apple Mint
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Leaves margined and streaked with creamy white. Vigorous spreading habit with softly hairy stems and leaves. Pink or white flowers in summer. Apple scented.

Best in poor, moist soil in full sun.

By division or cuttings, easy to root.

Leaves are used for flavouring.
Oramental foliage plant for containers and hanging baskets.
Attractive to bees.

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